Tags: Electric Vehicles

Toyota, Panasonic partners to create electric vehicle batteries

Toyota Motor Corporation and Panasonic Corporation have announced an agreement to begin studying the feasibility of a joint automotive prismatic battery business. This agreement between the two companies aims to help find solutions to pressing societal issues such as global warming, air pollution, the depletion of natural resources and energy security. Furthermore, this agreement is […]

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Electra Meccanica to showcase SOLO Electric Car at 2018 Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show

For the first time, ElectraMeccanica Vehicles Corp. will showcase its new SOLO electric vehicle (EV) at the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES), taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada from January 9-12, 2018. “We are producing the electric vehicle for practical commuters and the environmentally conscious,” said Jerry Kroll, CEO of Electra Meccanica. “We are at the threshold of unleashing a new […]

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EDF Group to convert whole fleet of cars to electric vehicles by 2030

EDF announces to be the first French company to join the EV100 initiative, run by the international non-profit organization The Climate Group. EDF Group has made a commitment to convert its whole fleet to electric vehicles by 2030, thus contributing to the development of a low-carbon society. EV100 is an international initiative, introduced in New York […]

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This new device can make power conversion more efficient for EVs, data centers, and power grids

Power electronics, which do things like modify voltages or convert between direct and alternating current, are everywhere. They’re in the power bricks we use to charge our portable devices; they’re in the battery packs of electric cars; and they’re in the power grid itself, where they mediate between high-voltage transmission lines and the lower voltages […]

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Reva founder pitches for Rs 500 cr initial pvt-public fund to support building EV hub in Karnataka

Reva Car Company founder Chetan Maini today pitched for Rs 500 crore initial private-public fund to help startups to support building e-vehicle (EV) hub in Karnataka. “I think, Rs 500 crore initial private-public fund is good enough number to help startups to support building e-Vehicle hub in Karnataka, to begin with,” he told PTI. In […]

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Hero Electric to set-up multiple plants, aims 10-fold sales hike in 5yrs

Hero Electric is mulling over setting up multiple assembly plants to meet its target of increasing sales by ten-fold in the next five years, including enhancing exports. The company, which expects to sell over 25,000 units this year, currently has a production capacity of 50,000 units per annum at its Ludhiana plant. “Our very conservative […]

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Mahindra Electric working with SsangYong to electrify some of their products

Mahindra Electric, a leading player in electric vehicles in the country, has now set eyes on electrification of some of the models of its South Korean arm SsangYong Motor, a top company official said. The company, which already sells electric vehicles like e-Verito and e2o, is also working to develop electric three-wheelers using lithium ion […]

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Tata Motors flags off first batch of Tigor EVs from Sanand plant

Tata Motors recently rolled out the first batch of the Tigor Electric Vehicle (EV) at the hands of N Chandrasekaran, Chairman, Tata Sons and Tata Motors, from its Sanand facility in Gujarat. Present on this momentous occasion were Ratan N Tata, Chairman Emeritus, Tata Group, Guenter Butschek, CEO & MD, Tata Motors and members of […]

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Saab rises like phoenix, NEVS Tianjin project kicks off production

All news “Saab” 9-3 is finally back like Phoenix – six years after the company went bust. As the NEVS 9-3 electric rolls off the production line, NEVS Tianjin project kicks off production, marking a new stage moving from development into industrialization. This is an important milestone in implementing NEVS vision to shape mobility for […]

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Shanghai Edrive commissions fuel cell engine manufacturing facility for Ballard Power Systems in Shanghai

Ballard Power Systems has announced that a subsidiary of strategic partner Zhongshan Broad-Ocean Motor Co., Ltd.– called Shanghai Edrive Co. Ltd. has commissioned its fuel cell engine manufacturing facility in Shanghai, China. Shanghai Edrive will assemble Ballard Power’s FCveloCity 30-kilowatt (kW) and 85kW fuel cell engines at the facility under a technology transfer, licensing and […]

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